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Edwin Henry JOHNSON

Regimental number49
Place of birthDevonport Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressThomas Street, Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Johnson, Devonport East, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 May 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 November 1979

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